Certificate in Medical Billing & Coding for Health Care Professionals

Certificate Level: Undergraduate
Admission Requirements: High school transcript or equivalent minimum
Certificate Type: Certificate
Number of Credits to Completion: 18.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.0713
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 29-2071

Note: This certificate is currently not accepting students.

About the Program

Expertise in medical billing and coding is a necessary skill set for laboratory professionals in today’s health care environment. This skill set enables health care professionals to work with laboratory and hospital administrators to determine relevant workload statistics and assign, capture and transmit relevant revenue statistics to hospital administrators and third-party payors. In addition, medical billing and coding skill set is a recognized asset that will allow health care professionals to create opportunities for advancement in their professional careers.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisite coursework, with grades of C or above, one course of each of the following: Medical Terminology, Anatomy, Patho-physiology and Pharmacology.

Program Requirements

DMBC 322Diagnostic Coding I3.0
DMBC 323Procedural Coding I3.0
DMBC 324Diagnostic Coding II3.0
DMBC 325Procedural Coding II3.0
DMBC 326Understanding Insurance, Admin & the Law for Med Billers & Coders3.0
DMBC 327Virtual Lab for Medical Billers & Coders3.0
Total Credits18.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
DMBC 3223.0DMBC 3243.0DMBC 3263.0
DMBC 3233.0DMBC 3253.0DMBC 3273.0
 6 6 6
Total Credits 18
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